Frederick II defeats Austrian troops at Torgau (45 words)

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At the Battle of Torgau, Frederick II of Prussia defeats an Austrian force under the command of Field-Marshal Daun, but at the cost of over 16 000 Prussian troops, as well as almost as many Austrians. The Austrians evacuate all of Saxony except the city of Dresden.

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Editors. "Frederick II defeats Austrian troops at Torgau". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17760, accessed 17 October 2017.]

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